GRACE HALE received her Bachelor of Arts in Music from Colorado College and is currently pursuing a Master of Music in Composition at University of Michigan and a Professional Certificate in Music Production from Berklee Online. She attended music programs at Interlochen, Oberlin Conservatory of Music, Boston Conservatory, New York University/ASCAP, California Summer Music at Sonoma State University, Curtis Institute of Music, Snow Pond Music Festival, the International Summer Academy of Music in Germany, and LunARTS Festival.
Hale studied composition under Kristy Kuster, Ofer Ben-Amots, Jan Jirasek, and David Tcimpidis. She also had the privilege of having her music performed by ensembles such as The Portland Chamber Orchestra, The Walla Walla Symphony Orchestra, andPlay, Worcester Chamber Music Society, and Transient Canvas. In 2019, Hale was recognized as a first prize contestant of the Rocky Mountain Brassworks Competition. Her latest projects include composing Impasto for reed quintet and a solo piano piece titled A Wayward Leaf for the CCC Music Company. In June, Hale will be joining two other artists at the Alderworks Alaska Artist Residency in Dyea. She is currently preparing a composition for Unheard-of Ensemble to be premiered in Brooklyn in July, 2022.